Unable to find Location Services

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werewolf_65
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Unable to find Location Services

Post by werewolf_65 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:14 pm

I'm using Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia(64 bit). I couldn't find the location settings or any terminal command to turn on/off the location services. Also, 'Turn on location services' button didn't work on Gnome-Maps.
So,I hope there is a way.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Unable to find Location Services

Post by saskatchewan » Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:18 pm

I have the same question. Did you ever find an answer?


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Re: Unable to find Location Services

Post by Rtep » Tue May 22, 2018 9:09 am

Same situation here, same Linux. Installed services from both links above, but Location Services button is still doing nothing. Thanx for any help in advance.

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Re: Unable to find Location Services

Post by smurphos » Tue May 22, 2018 9:49 am

Try gsettings set org.gnome.system.location enabled true in the terminal if you want Gnome-Maps to be able to detect your current location.

I don't have those services installed and Gnome-Maps can find my rough location (no GPS on this machine so it's using clues from IP address and possibly Wifi networks) - geoclue provides the location service for Gnome-Maps.

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